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20th Century Photographers by George Schaub, Grace Schaub

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2Ruth Bernhard

Photographer’s Forum, September 1990

Ruth Bernhard (1905–2006) is considered one of America’s master fine art photographers. For over 50 years she photographed and exhibited her work at museums and galleries throughout the world. Her photographs are in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and many other prestigious museums and collections around the world.

She is best known for her large-format black and white photographs of the nude, natural forms, and still life. In her work, as in her life, Bernhard always celebrated the “commonplace.” She simplified forms, revealing the beauty, passion, and spirit within her subjects, and strived to, and succeeded in, making her images timeless. ...

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